List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1906; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
VoisinAerospace Voisin was a French aircraft manufacturing company, one of the first in the world. It was established in 1906 by Gabriel Voisin and his brother Charles, and was continued by Gabriel after ...more
Alabama PowerElectric Services, Electricity Alabama Power Company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a company in the southern United States that provides electricity service to 1.4 million customers in the southern two-thirds of ...more
All-BritishAutomotive industry The All-British was an automobile built at Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1906 to 1908. The company was founded by George Johnston, formerly of Arrol-Johnston, primarily for the manufacture ...more
Altendorf GmbH Altendorf GmbH & Co. KG Maschinenbau, located in Minden, Germany, is a producer of sliding table saw and panel saw used in cabinetry and carpentry. Altendorf invented the sliding table saw ...more
American Electric PowerElectric Services American Electric Power is a major investor-owner electric utility in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. AEP ranks among the nation's ...more
American GreetingsPublishing, Greeting Cards American Greetings Corporation, LLC is the world’s largest greeting card company. Based in Brooklyn, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, the company sells paper greeting cards, electronic greeting ...more
American Motor Car Company The American Motor Car Company was a short-lived company in the automotive industry founded in 1906, lasting until 1913. It was based in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The American Motor ...more
Arnold Founded in 1906 by Karl Arnold in Nürnberg, K. Arnold & Co. began its life producing tin toys and related items. They produced an extensive line of model ships, doll house items and ...more
British Ever Ready Electrical Company The British Ever Ready Electrical Company was a British electrical firm formed in 1906 as the export branch of the American Eveready Battery Company. In 1914 it became independent of its ...more
Bank of IndiaCommercial bank, Finance, Financial Services Bank of India is commercial bank with headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Founded in 1906, it has been government-owned since nationalisation in 1969. Bank of India has 4545 branches as ...more
Binda Group The Binda Group is an Italian watch, jewelry, leather accessories corporate group founded by Innocente Binda in 1906, headquartered in Milan and headed by brothers Marcello and Simone Binda, ...more
Boghammar Marin AB Boghammar Marin AB is a small family-owned company on Lidingö, Sweden that specializes in the construction and building of aluminium boats like fast patrol boats, police boats, passenger ...more
California and Hawaiian Sugar CompanySugar Manufacturing California and Hawaiian Sugar Company is an American sugar processing and distribution company.
Canton Railroad The Canton Railroad is a Class III switching and terminal railroad, operating in eastern Baltimore City and Baltimore County. It serves the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore and local ...more
Coldwell BankerReal Estate Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is an American real estate franchise owned by Realogy with headquarters in Madison, New Jersey. It was founded in 1906 in San Francisco. The company has about ...more
Continental Automotive Systems Continental Automotive Systems, founded in 1906 by Alfred Teves, a division of the German Continental AG, is a brake and electronics supplier to the automotive industry, supplying systems, ...more
Corporation Bank Corporation Bankis a public sector banking company headquartered in Mangalore, India. The bank has pan-India presence with 8,000 functional units comprising 3200 branches, 3200+ ATMs and 4,000 ...more
Crossley Motors Crossley Motors was a British motor vehicle manufacturer based in Manchester, England. They produced approximately 19,000 high-quality cars from 1904 until 1938, 5,500 buses from 1926 until 1958 ...more
Falck Falck A/S is a Nordic-based organization with activities in most areas of Europe and representation on five continents. The four business areas: healthcare, assistance, safety services and ...more
G. C. Murphy G.C. Murphy was a chain of five and dime or variety stores in the United States from 1906 into the 1980s.
Gannett CompanyMass media, Media Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC. It is the largest U.S. newspaper publisher as ...more
Hamdard (Wakf) LaboratoriesFood Manufacturing, Health Care Hamdard Laboratories, is an Unani and Ayurvedic pharmaceutical company in India. It was established in 1906 by Hakeem Hafiz Abdul Majeed in Delhi, and became a waqf in 1948. Some of its most ...more
Hotel MoskvaHotel, Tourism Hotel Moskva, is a four star hotel in Belgrade, one of the oldest currently operating in Serbia. Apart from offering hospitality services, Hotel Moskva is one of the most recognizable Belgrade ...more
House Hasson HardwareRetail
Ontario Hydro Ontario Hydro, established in 1906 as the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, was a publicly owned electricity utility in the Province of Ontario. It was formed to build transmission ...more
SíminnMedia, Telecommunications, Provider (Operator) Síminn, previously named Landssíminn, is an Icelandic telecommunications company. It was acquired by Exista in 2008.
InvictaTextile Invicta is an outdoor accessories trademark founded in 1906, in England and bought by a Turin enterprise in 1921.
JaggerClothing, Retail Jagger is a Serbian lifestyle clothing company. It was founded in April 1998 in Kragujevac, where the headquarters and company's flagship store, is located as well. Company-owned retail stores ...more
Jowett Jowett was a manufacturer of light cars and light commercial vehicles in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England from 1906 to 1954.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock CompanyManufacturing Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company is the rolling stock production division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Since beginning operations in 1906, the company has produced more than ...more
Kellogg'sFood processing, Grain and Oilseed Milling Kellogg's is an American multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Kellogg's produces cereal and convenience foods, including cookies, ...more
LanciaAutomotive industry Lancia Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia which became part of the Fiat Group in 1969. The company has a strong rally heritage and is ...more
LevitonManufacturing, Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc., is the largest privately held manufacturer of electrical wiring equipment in North America. It produces electrical products: light sockets, receptacles, ...more
Li & Fung Li & Fung Limited is a global sourcing firm, based in Hong Kong, that supplies high-volume, time-sensitive consumer goods from a global network of suppliers and distributors. The company ...more
Mater Health Services Mater Health Services is a public and private collocated hospital and health care provider located in and around the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road, South Brisbane, Queensland. ...more
Montblanc Montblanc International GmbH is a German manufacturer of writing instruments, watches, jewellery and leather goods, often identified by their "White Star" logo.
Mosby Information provider in medicine, nursing, allied health and veterinary medicine that offers textbooks, reference books and periodicals, in addition to a suite of health care resources including ...more
MZ Motorrad- und ZweiradwerkMotorcycles, Bicycles, and Parts Motorenwerke Zschopau GmbH, former MZ Motorrad- und Zweiradwerk GmbH is a German motorcycle manufacturer located in Zschopau, Saxony. The acronym MZ since 2009 stands for Motorenwerke Zschopau ...more
New BalanceFootwear Manufacturing, Footwear New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., best known as simply New Balance, is an American footwear manufacturer based in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The company ...more
ONEOKNatural Gas Transmission and Distribution ONEOK, Inc. WUN-ohk; is a diversified Fortune 200 corporation based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ONEOK was founded in 1906 as Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, but It changed its corporate name to ONEOK in ...more
OsramLighting OSRAM Licht AG is a multinational lighting manufacturer headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is a world-leading lighting manufacturer. OSRAM was founded in 1919 by the merger of the lighting ...more
Recaro RECARO GmbH & Co. KG, commonly known as Recaro, is a German company based in Kirchheim unter Teck in the vicinity of Stuttgart, known for their automobile bucket seats. The company can ...more
Rolls-Royce HoldingsDefense contractor, Arms industry, Aerospace Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public holding company that through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and distributes power systems. Rolls-Royce Holdings is ...more
Schnitzer Steel IndustriesSteelmaking Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. is an American steel manufacturing company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1906, the company deals mainly in recycled steel. In 2004, the company ...more
Schwebel's Bakery Schwebel's Bakery is a major regional producer of bread and other baked goods that was established in Youngstown, Ohio, in the early 20th century.
SeronoBiotechnology Serono was a biotechnology company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The company was founded as the Serono Pharmacological Institute by Cesare Serono in 1906 in Italy. A key step in its ...more
Sloan Valve Company Sloan Valve Company is a privately owned American company specializing in plumbing valves and fixtures.
S.P.A.Automotive industry S.P.A., was an Italian automobile, military vehicle and aero-engine manufacturer founded in Turin by Matteo Ceirano and Michele Ansaldi. It was active between 1906 and 1926. In 1908, it merged ...more
StanCorp Financial GroupInsurance Carriers, Accident and Health Insurance StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000 company based in Portland, Oregon, United States. In 2006 it ranked as number 731 on the Fortune list with in excess of $2 ...more
Standard Insurance CompanyFinance, Insurance Carriers Standard Insurance Company, also branded as The Standard, is an American insurance and financial company which is a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The ...more